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Local businesses are suffering as the province shuts down due to COVID-19

Local businesses are suffering as the province shuts down due to COVID-19

Due to the latest public health recommendations surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, many companies, both small and large are seeing the need to engage in significant business changes.  On March 23, Ontario Premier Doug Ford ordered that all non-essential businesses close their doors in an effort to stop the spread of the virus, effective on March 24, at 11:59 pm.  Despite […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Events, Life ·

Editorial: The therapy of a side-hustle

In the midst of balancing three jobs, a volunteer placement, and four courses, I’ve decided to allocate the remaining ten minutes of my week to a side hustle.  You may or may not be experiencing whiplash due to aggressively shaking your head in disbelief at this point. However, conditioning and molding polymer clay into earrings is cheaper than therapy and […]

by Brit Kovacs· · Opinion ·
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Laurier’s Startup Fund allows students to gain experience as angel investors

At the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, there are many opportunities for young entrepreneurs to learn the business of managing a startup. Laurier’s Schlegel Centre for Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation is a great way for students to engage in the entrepreneurship core or even look into the social entrepreneurship option. There are also clubs like Startup Laurier, which help […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·